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1 Occupational Health and Safety Accident Investigation Training HS6_29.11.13

2 Roles Objectives Types of Accident Definitions Staff involved Process Reports Follow-up Things you should know 2 Agenda

3 Employees SLER OHSC or OHSR BGSO (when non NPF staff involved) ROLES 3

4 Complying with regulations Determine the fact by inquiry, observations and examination Establish the cause(s) of occurrence Identify preventive measures OBJECTIVES 4

5 TYPES OF ACCIDENT FALL TO –same level –lower level CONTACT –chemicals –electricity –heat/cold By moving object falling object 5 CAUGHT - In - on - between

6 DEFINITIONS Accident Near-misses Occupational Illness or Injury Minor Injury Disabling Injury 6

7 An undesired event, or sequence of events causing injury, ill-health or property damage ACCIDENT 7

8 A hazardous incidence where, given a slight shift in time or distance, injury, ill-health or damage easily could have occurred, but did not NEAR MISS 8



11 STAFF INVOLVED INVESTIGATION PERSON (S) INVOLVED IN PROCESS ROLE SLER or Sup with OHSC or OHSR Investigate, analyse the accident and propose changes OHSC or OHSR Implement changes Supervisor Check corrective or preventive actions 11

12 IMMEDIATE ACTIONS Provide first aid and medical care to injured person(s) Help people in danger Secure the scene to prevent further injuries or damage Employee reports case to supervisor SLER invites OHSC or OHSR to investigate 12

13 Collect evidences and facts Interview witnesses Analyze and find the “root cause” Report and follow-up 13 INVESTIGATION STEPS

14 Make a distinction between both, stick to facts Identify what happened, not what people think that took place Provide an accurate description of reality Avoid making any personal judgments or interpretations Important to recognize differences between FACTS versus OPINIONS 14

15 Process of ANALYSIS Determine the sequence of events (draw a diagram) Isolate and classify contributing factors 15

16 WITH THE RECOMMENDED ACTIONS YOU identify preventive measures YOU Provide corrective actions Actions may be immediate, temporary or permanent 16

17 ESDC Hazardous Occurrence Investigation Report LAB 1070b ESDC Employer’s Annual Hazardous Occurrence Incidence Report-LAB1009B TWO INVESTIGATION REPORTS 17

18 FOLLOW-UP SLER Person implementing corrective action OHSC or OHSR 18

19 Where to find more details? Who to contact for assistance? Where to find support tools? Things You Should Know 19

20 CONCLUSION We have reviewed how to conduct an Accident Investigation at your workplace 20

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